South Dakota Patent of the Month – December 2023

H-S Precision Inc. has made a name for themselves by manufacturing top-of-the-line bolt action rifles. The company works to achieve greater efficiency, safety, and comfort in every model, using proprietary technology and state-of-the-art equipment.

Recently, the company has been granted a patent for their design of an adjustable cheek rest, bringing greater versatility to every shot. A standard cheek rest is positioned on a rifle stock to support the shooter’s cheek at a height that matches the rifle’s sight. Since the alignment is crucial, any difference in the height of the sight affects the position of the cheek rest. H-S Precision’s design creates an adjustable solution that uses a slidable base to move across various heights.

Today, H-S Precision is the largest supplier of ballistic test barrels to firearms and ammo manufacturers in the world and the only gun company to design, engineer and manufacture every component that goes into its sporting and tactical rifles.

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